With two and a half days on either side of our two week journey through Japan, we initially stayed in tourist hub, Shibuya at Granbell Hotel. Only steps away from the train station, I loved beginning our travels in Shibuya as it placed us close to key attractions like the Shibuya Crossing, Yoyogi Park and […]Read more "Tokyo’s Must-Visit Neighbourhoods: Shibuya"
Shortly after catching the Narita Express to Shibuya Station, I soon realized we would barely scratch Tokyo’s surface. I quickly made the decision to plot out a few key neighbourhoods worth visiting during our short stay. I knew we’d hit a few popular attractions, see beautiful temples and palaces, and spend a lot of time in parks […]Read more "Tokyo’s Must-Visit Neighbourhoods: Harajuku"
For those hoping to escape the chaos and construction of Christchurch, Waipara offers ample opportunities for solace. A relatively new wine region, Waipara’s microclimate produces some of New Zealand’s best wine and food. After a particularly busy week, Nick and I were ready to spend quality time doing nothing, and where better than at a […]Read more "What’s On In Waipara: Pure Pod"
I’ve held a certain fascination with the Canadian railway hotels for as long as I can remember. I hadn’t visited Hotel Saskatchewan in ages, so I jumped at the opportunity to spend one night at Regina’s crown jewel while I was back home in Canada during the holidays. The historic hotel is the fourteenth hotel in the […]Read more "Checking into Hotel Saskatchewan"
I was up in Auckland last week for New Zealand Fashion Week, attending shows on behalf of this blog and Style Magazine. Nothing compares to the frolic and festivities of fashion weeks around the globe. Whether admiring next year’s collections on the runway, capturing street style outside the tents or catching up with designers and models behind-the-scenes, the energy that surrounds NZFW […]Read more "NZFW: What To Do In Between Shows"
Having grown up in Canada, it’s often assumed I lived a stone’s throw from the Rocky Mountains and snowboarded to school. In reality, I only visited the Rockies once a year for a week long holiday. When my friends went to Mexico and Cuba, I begrudgingly froze my toes off learning to ski and snowboard […]Read more "A Day Trip To Mt. Hutt"
I had contemplated an extended layover in Hong Kong for awhile. However, with the Canadian dollar being so weak at the moment, I was initially apprehensive. After two weeks in Vietnam, Hong Kong’s prices felt noticeably high. Fortunately, we were only there for a few days and managed to survive in a teeny tiny hotel room for four nights. […]Read more "Hong Kong Happenings"